The 2016 1098-T Transmittal File Does Not Include the Data Element for "TIN Requested" At Position 544

(Doc ID 2188265.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise CS Student Financials - Version 9 to 9 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The 2016 1098-T form includes a new checkbox titled TIN Requested on Copy A to be sent to the IRS.  The transmittal file generated by the system does not include a value for this at position 544. 

A transmittal file without this field will fail the IRS edits.

Changes

This is a new requirement from the IRS for Tax Year 2016.

Cause

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